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Sailing and Steaming in South Devon 2020

Sailing and Steaming in South Devon 2020

Up market 5 day break on the English Riviera

5 day holiday


Monday 15 June £519


Single supplement NIL


Insurance £29 inc IPT



4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast

Plymouth and River Tamar cruise

House of Marbles, Paignton & Dartmouth Railway

Ferry to Dartmouth, River Dart circular cruise

Day 1 Monday

Travel to Torquay arriving late afternoon at the Livermead Cliff Hotel. 4 night stay, dinner, bed & breakfast.


Day 2 Tuesday

Our day begins with a drive to Plymouth where we sail from the historic Barbican and enjoy a cruise on the River Tamar, viewing the warships and dockyards. We have time to explore the city and obtain lunch before we head north to Okehampton and make our way across Dartmoor to Bovey Tracey and back to Torquay.

B, D

Day 3 Wednesday

A tour beginning with a drive to Moretonhampstead and the House of Marbles for coffeestop. This is a working glass and games factory makingan unusual range of traditional games, puzzles, toys,
marbles and glassware for many years. Meander round the old kilns and old pottery buildings, browse in the gift shop. From here we make our way to the coast, Teignmouth and delightful Dawlish. We spend time herewith chance to explore and obtain lunch before we head back to Torquay.

B, D

Day 4 Thursday

Today we join the Paignton and Dartmouth Railway for a steam train ride to Kingswear, with spectacular views out to sea and over the River Dart. Here we join the ferry to Dartmouth before taking a circular hour-long cruise along the river and estuary. We have some free time in Dartmouth before the return train from Kingswear to Paignton.

B, D

Day 5 Friday

After breakfast we head for home.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

We are delighted to introduce this upmarket new tour for 2020. From our base in Torquay we are including exciting excursions which we have not previously done in Devon – for instance a cruise on the River Tamar from Plymouth, a steam train ride to Kingswear for the ferry to Dartmouth and a visit the fascinating House of



LIVERMEAD CLIFF HOTEL l The Best Western Livermead Cliff Hotel is situated on Torquay’s water’s edge offering stunning sea views. It is a pleasant level stroll to Torre Abbey Sands, the nearby gardens and the Riviera Centre. Hotel facilities include the Oceanic Restaurant, Riviera bar, lounge and terrace with fantastic views across Torbay. All bedrooms feature en suite facilities, television, hairdryer, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Chelmsford Victoria Road (coach bays)
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by Travelodge IG1 !BA
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Granada Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
Shoeburyness - Kathryn Ct The Cambridge.(Kathryn Ct.), Shoeburyness
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
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